Feedburner to Feedblitz – Why We Migrated Our RSS Feed

Convince & Convert

Did you know that you don’t need a third-party feed service to deliver an RSS feed? It’s no secret, but using a service like Feedburner has become a common best practice for feed delivery among bloggers and marketers alike.

RSS Extensions for Browsers & Social Media Dashboards

Laurel Papworth

RSS Extensions to Omnibox/URL box for Browsers (for my students). Here’s Chrome: Add these extensions/addons/plugins to your preferred browser if you want the browser to find the RSS feeds for you. RSS Menu download: [link]. Go to the website that offers a feed.

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How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button

Stay N' Alive

Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rss

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Facebook RSS feeds and iGoogle

Laurel Papworth

Want to monitor a Brand Page like CocaCola or Facebook’s Marketing Page on iGoogle or another RSS reader? FACEBOOK PAGE WALL TO IGOOGLE RSS READER. I went to Facebook.com/Marketing and wanted to pull the RSS feed into my social media monitoring dashboard.

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N' Alive

At that time, they removed the prominent RSS icons and made it only possible to access an RSS feed for an individual by logging completely out of Twitter, and visiting that individual's profile page. The hyperlink to the RSS on the profile page; and.

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. Creating a Custom RSS Feed. Ok, not from scratch, but using the base elements from another RSS feed.

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If You Didn’t Think RSS Was Dead Before, Facebook Just Killed it, Completely

Stay N' Alive

This, in my not so humble opinion, effectively kills RSS, as a consumer blog and article consumption medium, once and for all. Sure enough, if you read Google trends , a natural interest in RSS fell by at least 50% back in 2013. RSS isn’t social.

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions

Kikolani

I follow a lot of blogs and various RSS feeds. Plus, when I’m ready to periodically purge my RSS feeds, I can look at the Twitter handles and figure out quickly whether I have engaged with them or not. How to Export Your Google Reader RSS Feeds & Subscriptions.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items.

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5 Tips for Blogging in the Post RSS Era

Geoff Livingston

Building a successful blog in 2006 depended on building a loyal readership via RSS. In 2011, RSS usage has dramatically declined with many people receiving their news from friends in social networks online or via email. How does one write a great, well-read blog in the post RSS era?

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Facebook Listens. RSS Added Back to Pages. Will Twitter be next?

Stay N' Alive

In perhaps one of my most controversial articles (unintentionally), I wrote a week or two ago about how both Twitter and Facebook both quietly removed RSS from user accounts and Pages. This means that it's worth investing more time and energy into APIs over feeds.

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RSS is Not Dead. The Concept of "Subscribing" Is.

Stay N' Alive

There are a lot of blogs out there claiming, "RSS is dead." "RSS RSS isn't dead." David Terry said, "I still use RSS, but not nearly as much as in the past. Is RSS dead? Don't just say "RSS is dead". Am I killing the RSS feed for this blog any time soon?

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How to Create a Latest Posts Portfolio Page with WP RSS Aggregator

Kikolani

The plugin you will need is WP RSS Aggregator. This plugin allows you to combine multiple RSS feeds and publish them on one single page using a piece of shortcode. How to Get Your Author RSS Links. When you get to your author page, look for an RSS feed link.

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more. I think this could be the beginning of the end for the RSS feed.

Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found. Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. Now, let’s take a look at Twitterfeed and HootSuite RSS works.

With the New Design, Twitter Kills RSS, Literally

Stay N' Alive

The blogosphere is abuzz lately about the latest trend: “RSS is Dead,&# everyone says. Other blogs say “RSS isn’t dead.&# (of which side I tend to agree with). In the new design I can’t find an RSS feed anywhere.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS " Accredited Degrees

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds.

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How To Curate Content Better In Less Time

Peg Fitzpatrick

Still, feeding the content monster can take over if you let it. Feeding the content monster can take over if you let it. I like to use Feedly to create folders for the different types of content I create. Feedly: Add RSS feeds into folders for different accounts or topics.

Apologies to 140char.com RSS subscribers…

The Way of the Web

Apologies to everyone seeing this who previously subscribed to 140char.com’s RSS feed. Unfortunately when combining that content back into this site due to the decision to stop having a dedicated microblogging site which was increasingly rarely updated, I forgot the small matter of redirecting the RSS feed to the most appropriate place. etc, then please do feel free to switch to the full TheWayoftheWeb feed. Uncategorized 140char.com oops rss

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Feed URL (e.g., 100+ Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites. Blogbunch blog+rss. Bloggapedia blog+rss.

Where Content Goes To Die

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Long before RSS feeds, Twitter , Facebook and more, I was a heavy subscriber to email e-newsletters (in fact, I still am). bookmarking consumer content dvr dvrusage email enewsletter facebook feed marketer marketingcharts media mediaengagement motorolamobilty nielsen pvr recordedcontent recordedtvcontent rss technology television tv twitterWho amongst us is able to consume all of the content that we save?

A Dying Breed

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That may sound dire, but think about it in this context: do you still use a RSS reader? If the story is not in your feed, or you're being forced to leave wherever that feed may be, it's getting harder and harder to get those readers to click out of their native environments (the places that they want to keep thumbing through). news feed. rss reader. With each passing day, the blogger - as we have known them to date - is fading. .

Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner.

The End Of Blogging?

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I was there when it first started (remember Blogger ), embraced the power of RSS feeds (remember those?), It is because we are all content creators, publishers and skimmers of the feed. People used to catch up on their blog reading over a weekend, now we're all consumed with our feeds. So, come the weekend, whatever is in the feed wins. rss feed.

How To Follow Any Twitter List In An RSS Reader

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Mana Ionescu @manamica Digital marketing strategist with a large international bank, SCUBA diver, supporter of sustainable practices, major gadget geek, Chicagoan How To Follow Any Twitter List In An RSS Reader 15 Editor’s Note: Here’s a quick little post with a great idea.

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The Changing State Of Blogs

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They enabled people to comment and share, had links within the text, and were also available via RSS feeds. Remember RSS feeds ? It was the ability for readers/community members to "subscribe" to a blog feed. We would use independent RSS readers, web browser-based readers or email add-ons to have these pieces of content delivered to the reader, the moment that they were published by the writer. rss feed. rss reader. Are blogs dead?

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6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

I don’t follow RSS feeds as it would be just one more thing I would have to stay on top of. Liz Hover, a Canadian digital media manager : I’m not a fan of feed readers. I find the layout of feed readers noisy. Productivity email RSS

How to Syndicate Your Blog to Digg

Ari Herzog

Presuming you have an RSS feed for your blog, you merely have to log into your Digg account and follow the prompts to verify to Digg you are the owner of your blog. Social Media Digg RSS

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Everything You Need to Import and Display RSS Feeds with WordPress

ProBlogger

Just as other people are displaying and reading your feed in their apps and devices, you can use external RSS feeds to supplement and strengthen your site’s primary content. Feeding external RSS content to WordPress: adds relevant, useful content for your readers to enjoy.

Goodbye Feedburner, Hello Feedblitz

Ari Herzog

After nearly four years of powering this blog’s email and RSS delivery options, I’ve parted ways with Google and its free Feedburner service and embraced the paid service of Feedblitz. Social sharing can also be customized and embedded inside the emails and RSS feeds.

Google Reader Causes Pivot (and Purge)

Geoff Livingston

Well, the RSS apocolypse is upon us thanks to Google’s planned sunsetting of Reader. Since xPotomac and SxSW have passed creating more time, I plan on starting anew , and rebuilding on Feedly and Flipboard with new voices on a wider range of topics.

RSS Reading Habits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I use a RSS reader and read feeds because it is part of my writing process. Lately, my RSS reading habits have changed. My feeds are organized into folders and the folders ordered by priority. My RSS reading is mostly information gathering or browsing.

3 Tools for Social Media Listening on a Budget

Ignite Social Media

RSS Owl. If you don’t give a hoot about reporting on conversations, but want a more thorough way to collect and organize mentions, RSS Owl is one of the more-robust free options for listening.

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Is Feedburner about to be closed by Google?

The Way of the Web

It’s particularly worrying in some areas, where companies of the size and scale of Google have effectively closed out the market, particularly in terms of RSS syndication with Feedburner and RSS reading with Google Reader. Having used Feedburner for years, it appears little positive has happened since acquisition by Google, and largely the service for syndicating and placing advertising in RSS feeds has been left running, but little more.

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity SMM

One reason is that reader subscriptions (when via email or RSS feed) tend to grow over time as the blog establishes its voice and readership.

Self-Promotion And Self-Loathing In The Digital Age

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And - by the way - did RSS die? While I can loathe my own Twitter feed or snarl at those who spend the majority of their time trying to look cool instead of trying to be real, I'm still willing to take it all in because of the vast wealth of amazing and independent content that is created with each and every passing day. I took a couple of days to back away from the feeds, take a deep breath, center myself and come back.

The Future Of Facebook And The Newsfeed

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I loved the introduction of Facebook's news feed when it happened. While many think that photos are the killer app of Facebook (and the reason the company paid a billion dollars to acquire Instagram ), none of that would matter had Facebook not had the insight (and the courage) to imagine, develop and deploy this personal RSS feed of our social graph. There is something magical in suddenly seeing a relevant and contextual brand offering in your feed that gives you pause.